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2015/03/02 06:26
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TALLAHASSEE — Florida lawmakers will gather March 3 in the Capitol for the pomp-filled start of the 2015 legislative session. Then the real work begins. For 60 days, the House and Senate will grapple...
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2015/03/02 00:36
2015/03/02 00:36
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FORT MYERS, Fla. - For nearly 15 years, child rapist Erika Hood has wanted medical treatment for her transition from a man to a woman. Assigned a male at birth — named Ronald Hood Jr. — Hood has...
2015/02/28 00:02
2015/02/28 00:02
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Jorge Barahona, who's accused of trying to kill his 10-year-old adopted son, Victor, is scheduled to stand trial Sept. 28. Barahona's pest control truck was found parked along the side of the road...
2015/02/27 20:15
2015/02/27 20:15
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A 27-year-old Kissimmee mother was arrested after her daughters -- ages 7 and 9 -- were found going door to door selling their toys. April Emery was arrested Thursday on charges of child neglect...
2015/02/27 00:03
2015/02/27 00:03
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Cheer up, Magic fans. The cure to the team's ills might be right under Rich Devos' nose. Meet Jaden Newman, a dynamo who can dribble and shoot like an NBA star. In fact, she recently beat one of the...
2015/02/26 12:51
2015/02/26 12:51
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BIO FOR MAYOR ALVIN BROWN On July 1, 2011, Alvin Brown made history by being sworn in as the first African American mayor of Jacksonville. Since his first day in office, Mayor Brown has kept his word...
2015/02/25 22:05
2015/02/25 22:05
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Public shame ... This photo provided by the Hernando County Sheriff's Office, in Brooksville, Florida, shows the front of a shirt a student arrived at West Hernando Middle School wearing. The student...
2015/02/23 18:25
2015/02/23 18:25
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Ever since the Maryland couple was investigated for neglect after letting their 10-year-old and 6-year-old walk to the park, I've been hearing a lot of discussion about the really tough question of...
2015/02/20 22:31
2015/02/20 22:31
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Sen. Nancy Detert, a Venice Republican who has long worked on issues involving foster children, is seeking to reduce the use of group homes that employ workers in shifts rather than as live-in...
2015/02/18 16:56
2015/02/18 16:56
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Investigators said they found four pounds of methamphetamine, along with a number of prescription pills, including oxycodone and hydrocodone during the search of the home on County Road 555. A loaded...
2015/02/18 11:26
2015/02/18 11:26
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A TSA agent who works at Daytona Beach International Airport was arrested in Flagler County, accused of sexually battering a child over a number of years. Esteban Rodriguez, 30, was booked into jail...
2015/02/18 00:48
2015/02/18 00:48
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Gov. Scott positive about changes made to DCF following girl's deathPosted: Tuesday, February 17, 2015 7:01 PM ESTUpdated: Tuesday, February 17, 2015 7:02 PM EST TAMPA, Fla. (WOFL FOX 35 ORLANDO) - A...
2015/02/17 21:54
2015/02/17 21:54
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An Ocoee couple was jailed and their six children handed over to state officials after police said they were found to be living in filth. Sametta and David Daugherty were arrested last week after...
2015/02/17 21:46
2015/02/17 21:46
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Cuban parents who sent their unaccompanied children from Cuba to the United States in the early 1960s for fear of communist indoctrination under Fidel Castro made the right decision. That was the...
2015/02/17 21:27
2015/02/17 21:27
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Preaching must be engaging to be effective, archbishop says at congress BALTIMORE (CNS) -- Soon after Sherry Weddell's new book, "Forming Intentional Disciples: The Path to Knowing and Following...
2015/02/13 19:51
2015/02/13 19:51
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High school can be tough for any teen. There's the pressure to fit in, the navigation of lunch table politics and the stress of those dreaded statewide exams. But imagine dealing with that a world...
2015/02/13 05:05
2015/02/13 05:05
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PANAMA CITY-- In 2014, nearly 300 people in Bay County lived on the streets. Homelessness and poverty hit close to home for a lot of Floridians, but many of us who are more fortunate don't really...
2015/02/12 22:30
2015/02/12 22:30
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A 4-year-old boy who was taken to a hospital with a gunshot wound Wednesday accidentally shot himself, Orange County sheriff's investigators said. Investigators said the mother of the boy borrowed a...
2015/02/11 21:51
2015/02/11 21:51
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Florida child welfare officials were in Tallahassee last week explaining their new process for tabulating and reporting the deaths of at-risk children under the watch of the Florida Department of...
2015/02/11 15:32
2015/02/11 15:32
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A mother's frightening ordeal left Orlando police investigating how men repossessed her car on Tuesday with her baby inside. The baby was taken around 4 p.m. from Early Education Station on Mercy...
2015/03/02 06:26
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